[ stan-der-dahyz ]
/ ˈstæn dərˌdaɪz /
verb (used with object), stand·ard·ized, stand·ard·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), stand·ard·ized, stand·ard·iz·ing.
to become standardized.
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- standard volume,
Also especially British, stand·ard·ise.
Origin of standardize
stand·ard·iz·a·ble, adjectivestand·ard·i·za·tion, nounstand·ard·iz·er, nounnon·stand·ard·i·za·tion, noun
non·stand·ard·ized, adjectivepre·stand·ard·i·za·tion, nounpre·stand·ard·ize, verb (used with object), pre·stand·ard·ized, pre·stand·ard·iz·ing.qua·si-stand·ard·ized, adjectivere·stand·ard·i·za·tion, nounre·stand·ard·ize, verb (used with object), re·stand·ard·ized, re·stand·ard·iz·ing.sub·stand·ard·i·za·tion, nounsub·stand·ard·ize, verb (used with object), sub·stand·ard·ized, sub·stand·ard·iz·ing.un·stand·ard·iz·a·ble, adjectiveun·stand·ard·ized, adjective
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/ (ˈstændəˌdaɪz) /
to make or become standard
(tr) to test by or compare with a standard
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[ stăn′dər-dīz′ ]
To cause to conform to a standard.
To evaluate by comparing with a standard.
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